This silent film dates to the 1930s and shows views of Egypt, the Nile River, and the people who live along its banks. The film was created by the German film ministry for educational purposes and used in classrooms before and during WWII. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD and 2k. For more... Topics: Egypt, Nile River
Produced and narrated by filmmaker Don R. Catlin, "City on the Nile" profiles the city of Cairo as it appeared in the 1930s or 40s and the Nile Valley. The tour of the city begins at the famed Shepheard's Hotel, the leading hotel in Cairo and one of the most celebrated hotels in the world from the middle of the 19th century until it was burned down in 1952. The film also includes terrific footage of the city's "native quarter" and images of marketplaces, mosques, the... Topics: Nile, Egypt, Native Quarter, Travelogue, Cairo
Created by J.A. Mcgill, SINGING AND STINGING is a 1920s silent educational film about the mosquito, that shows amazing close-up views of these pests, describes their life cycle and eating habits, and presents some of the ways in which their populations can be kept low -- for example by spreading oil onto standing water in which they breed. The film was one in a series released by Pathe that dealt with nature and the threat posed to man by the natural world and must have been especially... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Mosquito, Canal, Disease, Panama Canal, Yelow Fever, Film, 1920's,...
"...journey to the Middle East...cruise on the Nile, bazaar in Cairo, Egyptian Museum, Pyramids of Giza, Mount Sinai, bottom of the Red Sea, Jerusalem's religious sites, Masada, relaxing in the therapeutic Dead Sea" Topics: vhs, Egyptology, King Tut, Nile, bazaar in Cairo, Egyptian Museum, Pyramids of Giza, Mount Sinai,... Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX